Europe has a long history of searching for and cataloging its indigenous species. But, surprisingly, a number of species still went undiscovered. Now, there's a renewed effort to find the insects and other small creatures previously unknown — before humans unknowingly force them into extinction.
There was a time when the US was an undisputed leader in cars. Classic American cars are often coveted around the world. Few places are as ga-ga about American automobiles as Sweden. Reporter Angela Bass has the story from RÃ¤ttvik.
If you receive a call from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences you may want to take it; someone could be on the line telling you that you've won a Nobel prize. One of the callers could be Staffan Normark.
Shukri Alassouli, a 33-year-old man from Gaza, was trying to find a better life for his young family in Europe. But their journey across the Mediterranean in smugglers' boats turned into what the UN called the deadliest accident of its kind, killing hundreds and losing Shukri's wife, daughter and young son at sea.
As a fresh round of negotiations begins on Wednesday to eliminate the threat from Iran's nuclear program, dissidents join Israel in telling the West to move cautiously. We introduce you to an Iraqi who excels at video games — many set in his home country — and we celebrate World Toilet Day. That and more, in today's Global Scan.